With all the time spent painstakingly completely projects in front of a computer, itâ€™s easy to forget a designerâ€™s work doesnâ€™t always have to be digital. Billboards, storefronts, pamphlets, brochures, printed banners and even those wonderfully tacky restroom signs in themed restaurantsâ€”all are the work of professional designers. Although the online world is certainly fertile ground for getting new clients, designers can make good money working on offline projects, too.
But wait a momentâ€”donâ€™t those offline opportunities get snagged up by big agencies or an in-house design staff? Not necessarily. In fact, thereâ€™s probably plenty of business opportunities available right in a designerâ€™s backyard. Itâ€™s just a matter of finding the right businesses to market your services to.
First, letâ€™s consider what kind of offline material you can seek out. [Read more…]